Two day training on Freedom of Information and Democratic Governance was hold (Georgian and International experience) at the Ministry of Internal Affairs on September 17-18. Giorgi Kldiashvili director at IDFI and analyst Goga Tushurashvili were speakers at the training.
Following survey of 2014, total population of Hungary is around 9,8 million. According to Broadband TV News, almost 70% of Hungarian pay-TV homes now opt for digital services.
On September 15, 2015, IDFI (Institute for Development of Freedom of Information) launched training series about e-participation. Trainings aim to develop critical thinking of youth, increase their awareness about the contemporary mechanisms necessary for holding government accountable
In attempt to have clear and comprehensive picture about current developments regarding internet and e-governance in Georgia, this report examines statistical data on internet users, major plans and efforts of government to improve access to internet and electronic services among citizens. Moreover, it covers international reports regarding Georgia, displaying performance of the country in terms of e-governance and other related issues. Finally, the study touches upon the issues of online media and protection of users’ rights.
On Wednesday, September 10, Institute for Development of Freedom of Information (IDFI), in cooperation with Tax Payers Union (TPU), conducted the final presentation of the project “State-owned enterprises (SOE) and their efficiency in Georgia; Focus: Agriculture Sector”.
Memorandum of understanding was signed between International Research and Exchanges Board (IREX), Public Service Development Agency (PSDA), Georgian Libraries Association (GLA), and Institute for Development of Freedom of Information (IDFI) in 2014.
Institute for Development of Freedom of Information (IDFI) and Tax Payers Union (TPU) have been implementing the project “State-owned enterprises (SOE) and their efficiency in Georgia - Focus: Agriculture Sector” since December 2013.
The Georgian government approved the second Open Government Partnership Action Plan (OGP) on its September 5th session. 16 state bodies have undertaken 27 commitments to be fulfilled in 2012-2015. The Institute for Development of Freedom of Information (IDFI) has been actively engaged in the development process of the plan.
Parliamentary Committee on Education, Science and Culture of Georgia holds discussions on draft amendments to the Georgian “Law on Broadcasting”. According to the initiated amendments, program frame of the content, which is originally produced in a foreign language, should not exceed 10% quota. On September 2nd, 2014, at the parliament of Georgia, draft amendments to the “Law on Broadcasting" has been discussed. Together with a draft bill "On broadcasting", changes are made to the draft bill "On the state language". The mentioned amendments are planned to enter into force from January 1st, 2015.
Workshop with participation of experts from OGP Countries is being hosted by Netherlands, in Hague.
|24 January 2019|